From Yavapai County, Arizona:
Wade M. Stiffler, 82, of Prescott Valley, died Tuesday, July 1. He was born July 27, 1914, in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Stiffler was a career soldier in the U.S. Army, retiring in 1952. He and his wife, Virginia, were married August 22, 1942, in Battle Creek, Michigan.
He served during World War II in the European Theatre for two years in occupied Japan, and also in Korea. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Prescott Valley.
Survivors include wife, Virginia; a son, Donald R., of Reno, Nevada; sister, Marjorie Hahn, of Mostray, California; and one grandson.
Private services were held.
The family suggests donations in Mr. Stiffler's name be made to Bay Area Christ Nursery, 1906 Mendecino Drive, Concord, California 94524.
Sunrise Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Nolan L. Kidwell, 75, died Wednesday, July 2, 1997, at the Maryvale Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix. He was born August 2, 1921, in Herndon, Virginia, to Florence (Thompson) and Vernon Kidwell.
Mr. Kidwell was a salesman for Sears in Alexandria, VA, for many years before moving to Phoenix in 1974. He then sold real estate in the Phoenix area before moving to Dewey in 1984. He married Rita (Panneton) in January 1970 in Alexandria, VA.
He served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Prescott Valley, Antelope Hills Men's Club, and N.A.R.F.E.
Survivors include wife, Rita of Dewey; son, Carl C. Brittain of Dewey; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial mass was held at St. Germaine Catholic Church in Prescott Valley, with Father Gerald Yaeger officiating.
A private burial was held at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix.
Harriet A. Dyer, 69, died Friday, July 4, 1997, in Dewey. She was born April 17, 1928, in Toledo, Ohio, to Alexander and Harriet (Karpinski) Regmunt.
Mrs. Dyer moved to Prescott Country Club from Whittier, California, in April, 1991. She was employed for 10 years as a supervisor at Apperson Business Forms, and retired in April, 1991. She was a member of St. Germaine Catholic Church in Prescott Valley. She was also a member of Lady Elks of Whittier, CA; and of Mi Casa Es Su Casa at the Prescott Country Club.
Mrs. Dyer loved cooking and baking, and making jams and jellies. She was proud of the things that her son and daughter had accomplished, and enjoyed watching her grandchildren grow.
Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Thomas; son, Michael of Prescott Valley; daughter, Teresa Jean Clinkenbeard of LaHabra, CA; sisters, Bernadette Hart of Apple Valley, CA; and Virginia Kelso of Sun City and Las Vegas, Nevada; and two grandchildren.
A funeral mass was held at Our Lady of Assumption in San Bernardino, CA.
Concluding services were held at Riverside National Cemetery, in Riverside, CA.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Morris A. Jensen, 76, of Mayer, died Sunday, July 6, 1997. He was born March 21, 1921, in Stephen, Minnesota, to Nels and Elen Jensen. He was a farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Luverne of Cordes Lakes; daughters, Nancy Johnson of North Dakota, Meridith Fodera of New Jersey, and Linda Jensen of Montana; sons, Leslie L. of Minnesota and William M. of California; and eight grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday at Mingus View Presbyterian Church in Prescott Valley.
Guaranty Mortuary in Phoenix assisted the family with arrangements.
Mary Wilson, 78, died Monday, July 7, at her son-in-law's home in Mayer. She was born March 4, 1919, in Gering, Nebraska, to Mary (Knause) and Fred Rein.
Mrs. Wilson worked for Gates Rubber Company in Denver, Colorado. She had also worked for the Denver Public Service, retiring from Department of Motor Vehicles. She was a member of the Eastern Star in Denver.
She was preceded in death by her husband; five brothers; and her mother and father.
Survivors include son, Ron Engelman of Edgewood, New Mexico; daughter, Jan Littler of Mayer; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were held at Sunrise Funeral Home with Rev. Rink Goswich officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mayer Recreation Center, P.O. Box 252, Mayer, AZ 86333.
Sunrise Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Albert M. Pezzini, 82, died Monday, July 7, 1997, at Meadow Park Care Center in Prescott. He was born Oct. 18, 1914, in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Hilda (Taddia) and Michael Pezzini.
Mr. Pezzini married Josephine Gregory on August 31, 1940, in Agawan, Mass. They moved to Arizona 22 years ago from Massachusetts, then to Prescott Valley, 17 years ago.
Mr. Pezzini was a gunsmith during World War II, while living in Green Valley and in Phoenix. He was a Realtor in Green Valley, Phoenix and Prescott. He enjoyed golfing and in his mid-20s, he could have been a professional golfer.
Survivors include his wife, Josephine; and brother, Alfred.
Memorial services were held at St. Germaine Catholic Church in Prescott Valley, with Father Gerald Yueager officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Germain Catholic Church, 7997 E. Dana, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314, or to the charity of your choice.
Henry S. "Butch" Arloszynski, 75, of Dewey, died Tuesday, July 8, 1997, in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. He was born Dec. 13, 1921, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Joseph and Francis (Paradowski) Arloszynski.
Mr. Arloszynski served in the Army Infantry during World War II. He worked as a truck driver in Milwaukee for 45 years. He moved to Phoenix 15 years ago, to Prescott Valley in 1990 and to Dewey in 1995.
Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Anita of Dewey; sons, Terry and Brian, both of Milwaukee, and Walter Eichstedt of Dewey; daughter, Anita Eichstedt of Phoenix; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held in Menomonee Falls, Wis., with Pastor Paul Huebner of Bethlehem Lutheran Church officiating. Interment was at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Milwaukee.
Memorial services were held Monday, at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, in Prescott Valley, with Pastor Stephen Hein officiating.
Memorials may be given to Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Hughes W. Johnson, 79, died Friday, July 11, 1997, in Phoenix. He was born March 22, 1918, in Brooklyn, New York, to Hughes W. and Harriett (Reinhart) Johnson.
Mr. Johnson served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Faith United Church in Dewey.
Survivors include his wife, Alice; daughter, Nancy Vetter; son, Michael; sister, Jeannette Saunders; and two grandchildren.
The family suggests donations to Faith United Church Building Fund, 1061 Old Chisholm Trail, Dewey, AZ 86327.
Botimer Funeral Home in Phoenix assisted the family with arrangements.